A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Pamandzi in Mayotte on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 25/06/19 / 2019-06-25 13:50:04 / June 25, 2019 @ 1:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:50:04 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 45.9166 East, latitude -12.6011 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us700049yy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700049yy. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Mamoudzou (c. 54 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Koungou (c. 18 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Dzaoudzi (c. 15 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dembeni (c. 10 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Sada (c. 9 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pamandzi (c. 9 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acoua, Mtsamboro, Sada (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Mayotte (c. 159 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 72 km ENE of Pamandzi, Mayotte.
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